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Drive to upgrade technicians skills on

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WITH technology seen as a booster to economic growth, a technology company has partnered with vocational schools in the country for a campaign to help upgrade the skills of industrial technicians. Intel Philippines and the Technical Vocational Schools and Association of the Philippines (Tevsaphil) Inc. have joined hands to implement the education campaign called “Intel [...]

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aquino silence on pork barrel, economic growth benefits in Sona slammed

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President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza scored President Aquino for failing to detail how he would reform the pork barrel system after the P10-billion pork barrel scam was exposed.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

NSC seeks increase in military budget amid marine disputes

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Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The National Security Council (NSC) has asked the Aquino administration to increase the budget for the military by at least half a percentage point of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) amid a worsening territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: June 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Philippines is fastest growing Asian country for first quarter of 2013

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Employees work on a construction site in Manila on Sept. 17, 2012. The International Monetary Fund has kept its 2012 growth projection for the Philippines, but reduced its figure for next year as it sees a weaker global economy. AFP/JAY DIRECTO

The Philippines has the fastest growing economy among Asian countries for the first quarter of 2013, the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) announced Thursday.

Posted: June 4th, 2013 in Business,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Palace on Arroyo’s plaudit: Student surpasses teacher

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The unexpected praise heaped on President Benigno Aquino III by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for the country’s economic glow under his leadership is a “classic case of the student already surpassing the teacher,” Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Economy bright, but not Filipino lives—SWS survey

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More Filipinos are optimistic about the economy in the coming year but the number of those who expect their lives to get better in the next 12 months has declined, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DTI exec: Give manufacturing industry a boost

Advancing the manufacturing industry from the number three spot in the country’s top industries will help the country compete with its Asian neighbors in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).”

Posted: July 23rd, 2012 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

The Philippines in 2050

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From number 43 in 2010, the Philippine economy will become the 16th biggest in the world in 2050. This forecast is from HSBC’s report on “The World in 2050” released last January this year. Is this possible? Can we make it? What does it mean being in number 16?

Posted: February 29th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Sendong’ damage to trim GDP growth

Tropical Storm “Sendong,” which ravaged parts of the Visayas and northern Mindanao last December, likely cost the Philippines 0.181 percent of its potential gross domestic product for full-year 2011, according to estimates from the National Economic and Development Authority. While the lives lost in the storm cannot be valued in terms of pesos, the impact [...]

Posted: January 12th, 2012 in CDN - Visayas,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

GDP growth lower in the second half

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The country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth slowed down to 4 percent in the first half of the year from around 8 percent in the same period last year. Another global recession is looming as the United States unemployment rate remains high at 9 percent and the Euro zone is restrained from recovering fast due [...]

Posted: November 9th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aquino remains upbeat over economy

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MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III remains optimistic that economy’s growth will pick up despite the dismal 4.9-percent gross domestic product posted in the first three months of the year. Speaking to reporters in the Palace on Monday, the President noted that the country did not turn out badly even if it shared the same fate [...]

Posted: May 31st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

ADB tells PH to wake “sleepy private sector” to boost growth

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MANILA, Philippines — The ASIAN Development Bank has challenged developing countries like the Philippines to step up efforts to boost economic growth and consequently escape the “middle-income trap” they are caught in. In one of the discussions during the recently concluded 44th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the ADB, economists noted that [...]

Posted: May 8th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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